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Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
+44 1635 296241
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my first visit to this pub and it will be my last. There was only one other couple in so it was very quiet. However I was ignored by the waitress and the waiter not much better. I waited 10 minutes and no one had come over so I went to the bar only to have to wait... More 

Thank bubbly-bubbles
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had a 3 course meal I had a squid starter, steak and cheesecake for pudding was so yummy highly recommend the place and staff lovely.

Thank Taya S
Level Contributor
30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a family get together, food was very slow, waitress was not paying attention to any of the orders, orders were wrong in some cases. Think Vintage Inns need to rethink as this is getting as pad as popular farm in andover

1 Thank AlysonBradford
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the star many times recently. We have found the staff friendly and helpful, the food we have eaten there has always been hot and tasted great, good portions and value for money. We have always received quick band friendly service. The staff there at the moment are great

Thank Emma h
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had excellent Sole and lovely desserts accompanied by great (recommended) winds and very friendly service. Definitely coming back when we're next in the area.

Thank T R
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say! Service was very slow, food was slow and only half the menu was available. Hunters chicken was just a plate of BBQ sauce and a chunk of pig fat & some chard chicken piece. The prawns and lobster cocktail was very small and covered in paprika , oh and had to have smoked salmon as... More 

1 Thank Fabflamingo
Newbury, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very slow. we arrived at 7 and have someone take our order until 7:45 we had to go to the bar for our own drinks before then as it took so long. We finally got our plates cleared and given the pudding menu at 8:45 and served them gone 9. The food was absolutely amazing as always 😊.... More 

Thank LinzEatwell
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pub itself is a wonderful country setting to sit and relax but is let down somewhat by the food quality which seems to have declined gradually. I have been here about 7 times over the past 3 years and more recently there has been something wrong with meals and service as well and I will now be finding a... More 

1 Thank annie_saint_ks
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for lunch over the bank holiday weekend. When we arrived, we weren't sure whether we needed to find a table or wait- I saw a waitress walk past but she did not acknowledge me, in fact I smiled and she looked miserable and carried on walking! When we were seated, unfortunately we were placed... More 

1 Thank Laura M
Newbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the location of this pub, and the decoration is lovely but the good was disappointing and average. We have been many times before and it seems to be slowly going downhill. The chicken pie was 90% pastry, the filling inside was so little, less than half a chicken breast in it. The steak was fatty. We were really... More 

1 Thank Dottipants
Matthew D, General Manager at The Star Inn, responded to this review

Hi there thank you for the detailed review and valuable feedback. We are changing our chicken pie recipe very soon which will make for a much nicer pie, similar to what we have done to improve the steak pie. Any feedback on the quality do steaks is valuable as we feed them all back to the supplier. As for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newbury Road, Newbury RG20 4SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 296241
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Star Inn offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?